Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of SciencesGovernment


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Foundation: 1928

Mission: As the national team specializing in the research of atmospheric science and relevant fields, IAP keeps up with the national S&T development strategy for the future, bases itself on the basic research of atmospheric science and relevant crossing fields and basic research for application, explores the cutting-edge research of international science, pays attention to the crossing and integration between atmospheric science and other related disciplines, and places stress on the integrated study on scientific issues. It’s closely involved in the formulation of major national S&T plans, programs and guides, and its capacity of undertaking national major S&T missions has further improved. It strengthens cooperation with colleges and universities, relevant institutes, local governments and enterprises under the background of cooperative innovation, gives play to its leading and demonstration role in atmospheric science, and facilitates the development of atmospheric science and the transfer and transformation of scientific and technological progress. International exchanges and cooperation have been extensive and effective. In terms of scientific research output, it places stress on the quality rather than on the quantity of publication.

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Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Government sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal.

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionBRIICSChina
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +2579th816th637th449th
Chemistry 1400th468th358th342nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +142nd57th58th55th
Energy 1198th462nd356th312th
Engineering +1696th533rd389th345th
Environmental Science 921st321st270th232nd
Mathematics 2055th614th452nd339th
Medicine +2743rd788th562nd472nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2076th621st466th376th
Physics and Astronomy 2454th779th610th412th
Social Sciences +1525th295th247th160th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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